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UPDATE: Woman killed in head-on crash on Highway 50, child taken to the hospital

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Published: Jan. 21, 2022 at 7:12 PM MST
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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) - Update – 8:15 p.m.: According to Colorado State Patrol, the initial information provided to KKCO about the crash was incorrect. An adult woman was killed in the crash, not a child.

The woman and child were both in one of the vehicles involved in the crash and the child was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries, but is alive.

Initial Story: The Colorado State Patrol is confirming one juvenile fatality in a head-on collision that happened on Highway 50 in between 15 and 16 Rds. in Fruita.

Troopers responded to the scene shortly after 6 p.m. on Friday evening. Both directions of the road have been closed as a result of the situation, according to the CSP.

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